“I’m sorry Jeannie your answer was correct but Kevin shouted his incorrect answer over yours so he gets the points.”
I am ecstatic to be a teacher at this time in American history. I have a responsibility . . . to shore up their critical faculties, to make them more skilled readers, writers, and thinkers. And to also make them decent, compassionate, alert, engaged truth-seekers, neither callous, fearful Party enablers nor complacent, dead-eyed Proles who poke their iPhones and scoff at memes and chirp their discontent in brief blips of coherence.